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By liamdawe, 17 January 2017 at 3:22 pm UTC (15 Comments)
Mesa 17, the next stable release of the open source graphics drivers on Linux has been a bit delayed, due to so much last minute work going on. Looks like Intel Ivy Bridge will get OpenGL 4.0.
By liamdawe, 16 January 2017 at 10:24 pm UTC (15 Comments)
A commit that just landed in Mesa-git allows for 'radv', the open source Vulkan driver for AMD GPUs to use multiple devices.
By liamdawe, 16 January 2017 at 7:11 pm UTC (9 Comments)
In another push towards Mesa finishing OpenGL for all vendors where possible, Intel Haswell chips now have support for OpenGL 4.5 with Mesa on Linux.
By liamdawe, 12 January 2017 at 2:33 pm UTC (20 Comments)
Samuel Pitoiset (Valve developer) just put some fresh work into Mesa-git that enables OpenGL 4.3 with nouveau (NVIDIA) for Maxwell and above.
By liamdawe, 12 January 2017 at 1:06 pm UTC (4 Comments)
For fans of the awesome itch games website, the client has been updated once again with a number of bug fixes.
By liamdawe, 12 January 2017 at 12:52 pm UTC (1 Comments)
Mesa is continuing to progress rapidly, as of today Haswell should now support OpenGL 4.2 ready for the next release of Mesa.
By liamdawe, 12 January 2017 at 9:35 am UTC (8 Comments)
Andres Rodriguez sent in a message to the mesa-dev mailing list announcing 'gputool' for debugging AMD graphics cards on Linux. It's also open source under the GPL, so that's awesome.
By liamdawe, 11 January 2017 at 1:01 pm UTC (5 Comments)
It seems some developers got fed-up with some assets of the FPS game Sauerbraten being restricted, so they have forked it into the Inexor project.
By liamdawe, 11 January 2017 at 12:51 pm UTC (14 Comments)
Two interesting bits of news for you! First up, Wolfire Games have updated Overgrowth with another alpha build and the Lugaru campaign is now finished. On top of that, Wolfire has made the data files for Lugaru HD fully open now too.
By liamdawe, 7 January 2017 at 10:07 pm UTC (49 Comments)
Divinity: Original Sin is one game that the open source Mesa drivers currently cannot run without hacks, but it looks like the Mesa team has been testing it.
By Samsai, 5 January 2017 at 6:33 pm UTC (4 Comments)
The open source OpenGL implementation Mesa has a new release 13.0.3 which, as the minor version bump indicates, brings a number of bug fixes to RadeonSI and Intel.
By liamdawe, 5 January 2017 at 1:06 pm UTC (2 Comments)
The Mesa developers are as usual continuing their effort to get the open source Linux graphic drivers up to scratch. Intel Haswell (gen7) now has support for OpenGL 4.
By liamdawe, 5 January 2017 at 11:46 am UTC (2 Comments)
Voxeliens, a game I haven't seen much on since I wrote about it back in 2012 has officially gone open source a few days ago. It's a retro-style arcade shooter and it's essentially a 3D voxel-based version of Space Invaders.
By liamdawe, 4 January 2017 at 8:11 pm UTC (42 Comments)
It's always interesting to read about what happens inside of Valve. Rich Geldreich, who previously worked at Valve has blogged about his experience inside Valve during Valve's push towards Linux.
By liamdawe, 2 January 2017 at 3:30 pm UTC (7 Comments)
Dune Legacy is the fantastic open source game engine that allows you to play Dune 2 on modern systems. It has recently had a major update.
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